Upcoming Seminars

Dec. 3rd, 3:30 PM
Seminar presented by Debdeep Pati
In the first part of the talk, I shall discuss statistical properties of variational inference, an approximate method for posterior computation in Bayesian models. A novel class of variational inequalities are developed for linking the Bayes risk under…
Dec. 10th, 3:30 PM
Seminar presented by Mariano Gabitto
In recent years, single-cell technologies have revolutionized biology, providing exciting opportunities to map cellular populations through development. Among these technologies, single-cell ATAC-seq has become the leading assay for mapping the local…

Academic Job Opportunities

Assistant or Associate Teaching Professor

Applications are invited for a non-tenure track Assistant or Associate Teaching Professor position in Statistics. This is a full-time position with a 9-month service period (September 16 – June 15), commencing no earlier than September 16, 2022. The successful candidate will be expected to teach at both introductory and advanced undergraduate levels, and to engage in a thoughtful and modern approach to statistical pedagogy.

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Lecturer Part-Time - Temporary

Applications are invited for a Lecturer Part-Time - Temporary position in the Department of Statistics at the University of Washington.

This appointment is for a part-time temporary position, with either a quarterly (September 16 - December 15 for Autumn quarter, December 16 - March 15 for Winter quarter, or March 16 - June 15 for Spring quarter) or a 9-month (September 16 - June 15) service period, depending on departmental needs.  

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Statistics Graders and Tutors

Applications are invited for Graders and Tutors in the Department of Statistics at the University of Washington.

These are hourly appointments open to both undergraduate and graduate students. Appointments are made on a quarterly basis. Current pay rates can be found here.

Graders provide diverse services as course assistants. Duties typically include grading student papers and examinations, consultation with instructors and other duties as assigned.

Tutors provide support and guidance to further undergraduate Statistical education in all introductory Statistics courses. For more information on this program, please visit this page.

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Postdoctoral Scholars

Tyler McCormick and colleagues are seeking three or more Postdoctoral Scholars (12-month service period) to collaborate in research and join an interdisciplinary team working on methodology, data collection, and analysis directed by scientific questions in the social and health sciences. 

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Technical Reports

Smoking is one of the main risk factors that has affected human mortality and life expectancy over the past century. Smoking accounts for a large part of the nonlinearities in the growth of life…

Hotelling’s T2 - test for the mean of a multivariate normal distribution is one of the triumphs of classical multivariate analysis. It is uniformly most powerful among invariant tests,…

Sea ice, or frozen ocean water, annually freezes and melts in the Arctic. The need for accu- rate forecasts of where sea ice will be located weeks to months in advance has increased as the amount…

Recent News

Each year in the fall, the Department of Statistics awards talented graduate students for the Z.W. Birnbaum award and the Dorothy M. Gilford teaching award. The Z.W. Birnbaum award  recognizes a PhD…
We invite you to join us for a virtual conversation and Q&A with current Statistics Ph.D. students from the Departments of Statistics at the University of Washington, University of California,…
We are proud to announce that the University of Washington, Seattle has joined Math Alliance as a Partner Institution. This effort, which involves 12 programs on campus, was led by the Departments of…